Favorites String Broken By Baby Bear at Wheeling: Posts Neck Decision Over Royal Festive in Fourth Race on Card, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-14


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Favorites String Broken By Baby Bear at Wheeling WheelingPosts Posts Neck Decision Over Royal Festive in Fourth Race on Card CardBy By J J HAHN HAHNWHEELING WHEELING pOWNS Wheeling W Va May 13 With the return to a fast track favorites were winning regularly here this beautiful afternoon until the fourth race when R B Aitkens Baby Bear ridden by Roy Cave won the G1 furlongs event to break ftie string of winning public choices The Aitken representative badly beaten in her last two starts following a winning per ¬ formance came from far back to score a neck decision over Mrs Ruby Bells Royal Festive another longshot longshotMrs Mrs I Am was third in the dash includ ¬ ing Combat Crew who ran out at the head of the stretch Jr Ireland who served as the favorite Mr T and Gwyneth who fin ¬ ished in that order The last named pail dominated the early running with Mr T showing the way but each faltered during the final sixteenth of the dash dashMrs Mrs Marceline West wife of former jockey Harold West who make their home in New Orleans sent her threeyearold Creole Hope postward in the 5 furlongs opener and the daughter of Psychic Bid made each post a winning one easily de ¬ feating Charissa Sunsabia was third The winner ridden by Carl Gambardella paid 640 640Francisco Francisco Saumell and Greek Ares made up the winning combination in the second another 5furlong dash The son of Greek Warrior easily defeated MidFast Suez Canal and five others The winner re ¬ turned 420 and fans who coupled him with Creole Hope in the Daily Double re ¬ ceived 1080 1080Leopold Leopold Sierras Enterpriser riddeii by apprentice Jimmy Johnson made it two inarow when she scored a frontrunning victory in the 5 furlongs third to give form players their third straight win JoeApura who forced the pace was second and Mel vin Gary was third The winner paid 560 The second straight favorite went down to defeat in the 6 furlongs fifth when Luny under the guidance of George Parra outlasted El Goya and Libel Action in a driving finish The winner in front all the way paid 1040 was the third choice

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